Weekend Update: Congratulations to my Friends!

A long, long time ago, I started poking around the internet, looking for writing stuff: places that could help me improve as a writer, places that would give me information on where I could publisher–err, try to publish–the couple of short stories I had sweated out, and what to do about the ideas that were […]

“Sticky” Books

My friend, Nancy S. Thompson, challenged me on Facebook the other day. The challenge? Name ten books that have stayed with me through the years, without overthinking. Of course, I’m not big on doing this sort of thing on Facebook. To me, Facebook is  best used for posting funny pictures, and sitting back and making […]

Who Are We Trying to Reach?

On Wednesday, my friend Nancy Thompson made her monthly Insecure Writers Support Group post. She’s published now, but admitted to feeling a bit of a letdown. Part of it, I’m sure, is the physical reaction to the go-go-go that was her blog tour and the high of being able to go to Amazon and Barnes […]

Author Interview: Nancy S. Thompson

Today I have the pleasure of a Doubting Writer first: an honest-to-God Author Interview! Nancy S. Thompson officially made the jump from ‘aspiring writer’ to ‘published author’ last week when her thriller, TheMistaken (Sapphire Star Publishing), hit the streets.  “Obsessed with revenge following the violent death of his pregnant wife, Tyler Karras pledges the woman […]

The Same Old Ground

Running over the same old groundWhat have we found?Same old fears — Roger Waters By the time this day is over, I should be *finished* with Barton’s Women. And of course, by *finished* I mean  I’m “in the time between this rewrite and the next.” I stopped 18 pages short of the end yesterday, wrung […]

Trailer: The Mistaken

The ‘O’ side of my family is known for being late; it goes with the name. God willing, I will be late for my own funeral (if you’re going to be late for anything, that’s at least a good thing to be late for). And I’m a little late with this one, because the big […]